Mosquito Flat Backpacker Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

This is a special one night only campground designed for backpackers on the night before embarking on their backpack trip. 10 Single campsites. It is a walk-in campground (short distance).

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Open. Campfires only in the provided campfire rings.
Fees Free
Usage: Medium-Heavy
Busiest Season: July-August
Restrictions: Single night use only. Active bear area, bear boxes are provided and must be used (typical bear box size 48" x 30" x 36").
Closest Towns: Crowley Lake 15 miles
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

Directions:

Mosquito Flat is at the end of Rock Creek Road.

Exit Highway 395 at Tom's Place (approximately 13 miles south of Mammoth Lakes, 30 miles north of Bishop). Follow Rock Creek Road (FS 12) to the end, about 10 miles. This road is closed in winter.


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Location

 
  Latitude : 
37.434715

  Longitude : 
-118.747021

  Elevation : 
10,100

 

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